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The Kansan - Newton, KS
  • Sporting KC shut out Olimpia

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  • TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Sporting Kansas City won its second match of group play in the CONCACAF Champions League, stopping CD Olimpia 2-0 Tuesday in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    Soony Saad scored both goals for Sporting, striking in the 27th minute and the 68th minute. Benny Feilhaber and Graham Zusi were each credited with an assist on the first goal.
    Sporting was outshot 10-7, but Olimpia managed just one shot on goal. Eric Kronberg had the sole save for Sporting for the clean sheet.
    Sporting hosts Nicaraguan side Real Esteli Sept. 17 and Olimpia Oct. 23 in the second leg of Group 2 round-robin play.
    Sporting KC 1 1 —2
    CD Olimpia 0 0 —0
    1. KC Saad (Feilhaber, Zusi) 27m.
    2. KC Saad (unassisted) 68m. Total shots — KC 7, Ol. 2. Shots on goal — KC 2, Ol. 1. Saves — KC: Kronberg (W) 1. Ol.: Valladares (L) 1. Corner kicks — KC 6, Ol. 4. Fouls — KC 23, Ol. 14. Offsides — KC 3, Ol. 2. Cautions — KC: Nagamura 51m., Sinovic 54m., Collin 74m. Ol.: Fonseca 58m., Partillo 74m.
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